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Crane operations in Alaska’s arctic Weather Climates

Everything works great at 72 degrees but much of the country doesn’t have that luxury. Making sure your crane and lifting equipment can operate properly at less than perfect conditions not only protects the assets but insures the safety of the operating crew.  Using...

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Pile Driving Application

The variety of drill rigs used in construction and pile driving applications has dramatically increased since the first steam driven pile driver in the 1800s. The first major task in most any construction project is the establishment of a sound and secure foundation...

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Discover the Importance of Cranes for Construction in Alaska

Cranes are among the most critical pieces of equipment used on construction sites. Alaska’s oldest crane company, North Star Equipment Services, understands that Alaska’s unique terrain and climate presents challenges for construction companies and projects. That is...

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